Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Llandough even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I intend to buy an office in Llandough with a mortgage from Clydesdale?
Our search tool is mainly utilised to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Llandough but we have set out towards the end of this page a selection of Llandough commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the company directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Clydesdale
The deeds to my house are lost. The lawyers who conducted the conveyancing in Llandough 5 years ago are no longer around. What do I do?
Assuming the title is registered the details of your ownership will be recorded by HMLR under a Title Number. It is easy to perform a search at the Land Registry, find your property and get current copies of the Registered Entries for less than a fiver. If the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a file copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for twenty pounds.
Should I be wary that 3rd parties that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use an internet conveyancing firm rather than a local Llandough conveyancing practice?
As is the case with lots of service providers, often recommendations from connections can be most helpful. Nevertheless there are numerous people with a vested interest in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders may suggest lawyers to retain. Sometimes these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there may be a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You have the discretion to appoint your own conveyancer. You need to be aware that the majority of banks specify a panel list of conveyancers you must use for the mortgage related work in your home move.
I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Llandough for my home move. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?
Anyone can read published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes recorded call for training reasons.
Our conveyancer in Llandough has discovered a a problem with the lease for the property we are buying in Llandough. The seller’s lawyers have offered title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our lawyer has advised that as he is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel he must be satisfied that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?
Just because you have a mortgage offer from the mortgage company does not mean to say that the property will be meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your Llandough conveyancing lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Requirements. You and the bank are the client. The appropriate lender requirements have to be complied with by the lender conveyancing panel who has to balance acting for you and the lender